Hypancistrus sp. L340 - Mega Clown Pleco
Stunning captive bred dawrf plecostomus
The fish you receive will be around 1" in size.
Max Size: 3.1"
Min Tank Size: 20g Long
Breeding: Higher temps. High quality frozen food and sinking pellets. Large water changes daily if male has female trapped in cave.
Gender Identification: Mature males have thicker first pectoral ray, more pronounced odontodes on the first pectoral fin ray and odontodes on the rear of the body, and typically a wider head. Mature females are wider around the middle of the body, and much less noticeable body and fin odontodes.
Compatibility: Males can be somewhat territorial but overall peaceful community pleco that doesn't get large like some others common to the trade. Great alternative to Bristlenose, about half the size.
Care: Temp 76-88F pH 6-8. Eating on a variety of sinking pellets, frozen food, and fresh vegetables. Also grazes on driftwood and appreciates wood in their tank.
Notes: Mostly nocturnal but occasionally can be seen during the day.